Super Lawyers Badge - Daniel Harwin, Esq
5 Years Super Lawyers Badge - Daniel Harwin, Esq
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
Courtroom View Network (CVN) Top 10 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdicts of 2023 award for Freedland Harwin Valori Gander

Daniel Harwin, Esq. is a respected and accomplished attorney who is deeply dedicated to representing victims of medical malpractice and wrongful injuries due to catastrophic accidents. His legal expertise spans a wide range of areas, including medical malpractice, personal injury matters, pharmaceutical liability, and cases related to nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse

Proven Medical Malpractice Expertise

As a distinguished graduate with honors from Rollins College in Central Florida, Harwin acquired his law degree from the University of Miami. He is an active member of the Florida Bar and is admitted into the Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court. 

Moreover, he boasts numerous accolades, including recognition in the Florida Super Lawyers list since 2009 and several inclusions in the Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers list, and Legal Elite. Daniel was awarded “CVN’s Top 10 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdicts of 2023” for a $20.2 Million verdict in a malpractice trial over a patient’s death after receiving opioids. He is a member and the 2024 elected President of the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a highly revered organization of skilled trial lawyers and judges. In 2019, he was named Daily Business Review Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year and Fort Lauderdale Chapter of ABOTA Lawyer of the Year. The Courtroom Video Network put him on their ‘Who We’re Watching” list and identified Harwin as “one of Florida’s leading lawyers.”   

Mr. Harwin’s trial victories include securing a $24.5 million verdict in a medical malpractice wrongful death case in Broward County, a $20.2 million verdict in a medical malpractice wrongful death case in Palm Beach County and obtaining a $15.3 million medical malpractice binding arbitration award in the same year. Notably, his extensive $700+ million dollar verdict and settlements history speaks volumes to his exceptional legal prowess. He has also handled more voluntary binding medical malpractice cases than any other attorney in Florida.   

Mr. Harwin contributes to the legal field by lecturing at state and national levels and providing expert opinions to media outlets.  Numerous national and local media outlets have featured him, and his verdicts and cases have been covered by the Courtroom Video Network,,, NBC News, and USA Today.   

He has also served as Court-appointed Plaintiff’s liaison counsel in one of the largest multi-plaintiff medical malpractice litigations in the country. He represented over 500 victims that were injured by a surgeon. His reputation and commitment to justice rightly place Daniel Harwin, Esq. as a worthwhile advocate for victims of medical malpractice and wrongful injury. 

Before becoming a stalwart for victims, Mr. Harwin defended physicians and their insurance companies, thus gaining insight into the medical sector that further enhances his effectiveness for his current clientele. Outside of representing the historically underserved sector in courts, Mr. Harwin serves on various boards and committees to champion citizen’s rights. These include the Broward County Justice Association Board and the Florida Justice Association’s Medical Malpractice Committee. Additionally, he is also an esteemed member of the American Association of Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group. 



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